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Oxford dictionary of quotations

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Contains over twenty thousand quotations, arranged alphabetically by author. Includes special categories within the regular text as well as a keyword index and cross-references.
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Genre/Form: Quotations
Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN: 9780199668700 0199668701
OCLC Number: 883868953
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 1126 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to the eighth edition --
History of the dictionary --
Introduction to the first edition --
How to use the dictionary --
SPECIAL CATEGORIES --
Advertising slogans --
Catchphrases --
Epitaphs --
Film titles --
Military sayings and songs --
Misquotations --
Mottoes --
Newspaper headlines and leaders --
Official advice --
Political sayings and slogans --
Sayings and slogans.
Other Titles: Dictionary of quotations
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

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